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Tips for on the Road Writing

Over the spring and summer, my husband and I will be traveling a lot for his work. In the past, to make my travel writing time successful, I’ve tried a…

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5 Tricks for Writing When You Are Exhausted

I’ve started a new novel and usually the first 50k always takes longer to write because I’m finding my new rhythm, learning more about the characters and trying to remember…

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So You Just Submitted Your Novel. Now What?

In the past, I’ve talked about gearing up for a writers conference and the importance of the prep. Today, I’d like to talk about following through with your appointments. It…

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New Year. New Writing Goals.

As everyone is doing posts on New Year’s resolutions, I decided to join the fun. I’m a list maker. I even jot things down on my daily list that I’ve already…

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Little Ways to Say a Big Thank You

Today is my anniversary (happy four years, honey!) and, of course, I’m getting sappy thinking of all the fun times we’ve had so far. It’s been wonderful growing together as…

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12 Gifts for Book Lovers and Writers

First off, I will confess that I love books. I love book gifts. I love writer gifts. Bookstores make me happy, especially their writing section. If someone you love is…

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An Insider’s Guide to the Library: What Writers May Not Know!

This summer, I got the best job ever, a part-time position at my local library! Now, I get to not only write books every day, but I also get to play…

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5 Things to Remember When Writing a Novella

Now that I have my first official deadline (so excited!!!), my fingers have been burning the keyboard and I find that I am going to have to do some serious…

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Got Writer’s Block?

It seems as if I go through this with every novel I write, but this past week, I got stuck again and so, I put myself through my “out of…